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The Defense Forensics & Biometrics Agency

Biometrics 101

Types of Biometrics

  • Physiological
    • Iris
    • Fingerprint (including nail)
    • Hand (including knuckle, palm, vascular)
    • Face
    • Voice
    • Retina
    • DNA
    • Even Odor, Earlobe, Sweat pore, Lips
  • Behavioral
    • Signature
    • Keystroke
    • Voice
    • Gait